Yorkshire Wolds Way
|Yorkshire Wolds Way|
|Length||79 mi (127 km)|
|Designation||UK National Trail|
|Trailheads||Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire|
Filey, North Yorkshire
The Yorkshire Wolds Way is a National Trail in Yorkshire, England. It runs 79 miles (127 km) from Hessle to Filey, around the Yorkshire Wolds. At Filey Brigg, it connects with the Cleveland Way, another National Trail. In 2007 the Yorkshire Wolds Way celebrated the 25th anniversary of its official opening which took place on 2 October 1982.
The route of the Yorkshire Wolds Way passes close to or through the following places:
Places in italics are slightly off the main route.
Yorkshire Wolds Way, a 2017 two-part BBC television documentary, features a journey along the Yorkshire Wolds Way. Presenter Paul Rose describes the trail as "arguably Britain's least well-known national walking trail". The documentary was first broadcast in January 2017.
The Hardmoors Race Series features ultramarathons based on the Yorkshire Wolds Way and Cleveland Way. Included in the series is the Hardwolds 80-mile race comprising the entire length of the Yorkshire Wolds Way.
- "Yorkshire Wolds Way chalks up 25 years". The National Trail website. Natural England. 2007. Retrieved 25 October 2007.
- "New BBC Programme on the Yorkshire Wolds Way". National Trails. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
- "Yorkshire Wolds Way". BBC One. 13 January 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
- "Hardwolds 80". Hardmoors Race Series. Retrieved 4 June 2021.
- Walking The Wolds Way, David Clensy, 2007. ISBN 978-1-4303-1019-8
- Yorkshire Wolds Way, Roger Ratcliffe, 2011. Official National Trail Guide. ISBN 978-1-84513-643-7
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